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The world"s tallest midget

the best of Frank Deford.

by Frank Deford

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV707 .D44 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2733305M
    ISBN 100316179442
    LC Control Number86027530
    OCLC/WorldCa14716289

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If Deford's not the best writer of sports around today, he's sure got numero uno hearing footsteps. This eclectic bag of articles written over the last 15 years for Sports Illustrated should win him the title outright.

In a perceptive and graceful introduction to the 17 pieces, Deford candidly admits that he prefers to go one-on-one with his subjects (""the fewest number of people involved in. If, as accepted wisdom has it, the sports department is the toy shop of journalism and sportwriters are the midgets of the literary world, Deford wants to be known as the world's tallest midget.

A Sports illustrated book. The world's tallest midget: the best of Frank Deford Item PreviewPages: In Septemberhe travelled to the U.S. to help launch the edition of the Guinness Book of World Records in New York City, which certified him as the world's smallest man.

[3] [12] On 25 AprilHe was featured in the tenth episode of the 16th season of the American reality show The Amazing Race, filmed earlier in : 13 JulyUlanqab, Inner Mongolia, China.

Adam Rainer. Born: Graz, Austria-Hungary. Died: March 4, (aged 50–51) Known for: Being both a dwarf and giant: Biography. Rainer was born in Graz, Austria-Hungary.

Inat he was measured at cm (4 ft in), then inat he was measured at cm (3 ft in). A typical defining characteristic of Born:Graz, Austria-Hungary. Yes, the term “dwarf” or “little person” has a maximum height limit set by the Little People of America, but at Guinness World Records, we are aware of at least one such person (who wishes to remain anonymous) who has achondroplasia and stands 5′ 4″ ( m) - this is the tallest such person we are aware of.

The tallest man ever lives on in the history books and the Guinness World Records archives – an enduring record that perhaps will never be beaten. For our 60th anniversary, we looked back over the years at the tallest people, from Robert Wadlow to Sultan Kösen (who currently stands 8 ft in tall).

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tallest of the midgets, btw, is the WORST of all the WORSTS. pm log in or sign up to post a comment No, that's "shortest of the midgets" pm -1 dislike. Zeng Jinlian (China, b. 26 June ) of Yujiang village in the Bright Moon Commune, Hunan Province, measured cm (8 ft 1 in) when she died on 13 February "The World's Tallest Midget" & "Wine-Colored Velvet-Covered Couch" (World's Smallest Fan Club Card - actual size was one-and-one-half inches by three-quarters of an inch!) Gary Allyn is featured here on "The G.

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At the time of his death, he was measured at 7 feet 8 inches tall ( m), twice the height he been at age Despite his early years as one of the shortest men in Austria, he eventually became the tallest man in the country. To date, Adam Rainer is the only person in medical history to have been classified both as a dwarf and a giant.

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